The main 8.2in guns of SMS Scharnhorst

The main 8.2in guns of SMS Scharnhorst
This picture shows two of the four 8.2in guns carried by the German cruiser SMS Scharnhorst, Admiral von Spee's flagship . These guns gave her the edge at the battle of Coronel, where a British squadron was destroyed, but were ineffective against the British battlecruisers at the battle of the Falklands, where the Scharnhorst was sunk.
How to cite this article: Rickard, J (8 May 2014), The main 8.2in guns of SMS Scharnhorst , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_sms_scharnhorst_main_guns.html

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